Bond Law School places third at Wilson Moot competition in Toronto

Bond Law School is proud to announce that they have placed third in the prestigious Wilson Moot competition in Toronto this past weekend. As this is usually a very competitive moot, placing third is a wonderful achievement! There is a trophy on its way to Bond on the Gold Coast!

Bond University Law School
The winning team: Kirsten Olden and Joseph Corriero (back) with (L-R) Lisa Bonin, Lisa Brass and Felicity Young seated

The winning team was the University of Toronto, with McGill University placing second. As with all Bond Law School moot teams, it is the support from the entire faculty that make the teams such excellent ambassadors for Bond University!

About The Wilson Moot
The Wilson Moot was founded in 1992 and cared for throughout the years by Melanie Aitken, the former Commissioner of Competition for Canada.  It was conceived to honour the outstanding contribution to Canadian law made by the late Honourable Bertha Wilson and, in the spirit of this contribution, to promote justice for those disempowered within the legal system.  The goal of The Wilson Moot is to explore legal issues concerning women and minorities, and thereby promote the education of students and the legal profession in these areas of pressing concern.  It is the hope that such a moot constitutes an appropriate tribute to an esteemed jurist and addresses issues not otherwise raised in the traditional mooting curriculum.

Bond Law School Juris Doctor (JD)

Bond University’s Juris Doctor (JD) program is a professional legal qualification designed to equip students for a career in the legal profession, business, industry or government, in Australia and overseas. The Bond JD features excellent teaching, small classes and an extensive legal skills program, which provides an exciting learning experience that challenges students academically and prepares them practically for a legal career.

Program: Juris Doctor (JD)
Location: Gold Coast, Queensland
Semester intakes: January, May, or September
Next intake: May 2015
Duration: 2 years
Application deadline: There is no official application deadline. Students from Canada should apply at least three months prior to the beginning of the program.

Entry Requirements
  • Applicants must have completed an undergraduate degree in any discipline. Students who have not yet completed a bachelor degree may apply, as long as they will have graduated prior to commencing the Bond JD program. In common with most other Australian universities, Bond does not use the LSAT as an entry criterion.
  • Two reference letters are required.
  • Applicants who have a cumulative average of 70% or above should apply.

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